|Bugzilla:||576508: CVE-2010-1168 perl Safe: Intended restriction bypass via object references|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The Safe (aka Safe.pm) module before 2.25 for Perl allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended (1) Safe::reval and (2) Safe::rdo access restrictions, and inject and execute arbitrary code, via vectors involving implicitly called methods and implicitly blessed objects, as demonstrated by the (a) DESTROY and (b) AUTOLOAD methods, related to "automagic methods."
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (perl)||RHSA-2010:0457||June 07, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (perl)||RHSA-2010:0457||June 07, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (perl)||RHSA-2010:0458||June 07, 2010|
Red Hat would like to thank Tim Bunce for responsibly reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Nick Cleaton as the original reporter.
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